Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad
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Serves: 10-12
  • 1 16oz box of pasta (something short and ripply to catch the dressing)
  • 3 cups cooked shredded chicken (Rotisserie works well)
  • ⅓ cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • ⅓ cup chopped green onion
  • 1 chopped tomato, diced
  • ½ cup edamame
  • fresh black pepper
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons of white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  1. Make pasta according to package instructions.
  2. Make dressing: Whisk together the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, ginger in a bowl.
  3. In a skillet over medium heat, toast your sesame seeds. This will take a few minutes, stir constantly until they turn a nice golden color. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, chicken, cilantro, onion, tomato, edamame, dressing.
  5. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.
  6. Grind a bit of fresh pepper to taste.
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